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Unravelling the Fukushima Disaster (Hardcover)

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The Fukushima disaster exposed a number of shortcomings in nuclear energy policy and disaster preparedness. This book gives an account of the municipal responses, citizen’s responses, and coping attempts, before, during, and after the crisis. It focuses on the background of the Fukushima disaster, from the Tohoku earthquake, to diffusion on radioactive material and risk miscommunication. The second section explores the processes of radiation contamination and how decontamination is being dealt with. The final second consider the conditions and challenges that the disaster evacuees have faced, reflecting on the evacuation process, evacuation zoning, and hope in a post-Fukushima.

Number of Pages: 175
Genre: Science, Social Science
Series Title: Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Language: English
Street Date: November 2, 2016
TCIN: 52022903
UPC: 9781138193819
Item Number (DPCI): 248-39-5757
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